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“Do you know the eight warning signs of breast cancer to look out for?” asks Jane Brennan of Brennan’s Life Pharmacy.

Five minutes that could save your life! “Would you like to know the eight warning signs of breast cancer to look out for?” asks Jane Brennan of Brennan’s Life Pharmacy. We are all a bit shy of talking about breasts, but a five minute chat with any of our team here in Life Pharmacy Donabate... Read more >

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Let’s talk about Type 2 Diabetes with pharmacist Jane Brennan

Did you know that there are more than 1 million people in Ireland at risk of, or who have diabetes? Type 2 diabetes is where the body either doesn’t produce enough insulin, or is unable to fully use the insulin it produces. This results in too much glucose in the blood, which can have serious... Read more >

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Get Active in 2019: Tips to achieve your New Year’s fitness goals

Getting more active is one of the most common New Year’s Resolutions made every January, as thousands look to spark a positive change in their well being and shed their holiday pounds. Gyms around the country reach their peak capacity as members new and old arrive full of motivation and ambition, yet many find it... Read more >

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Articles in Sleep paralysis

NHS Choices - Introduction

(17/12/2014)

Sleep paralysis is a temporary inability to move or speak that occurs when you are waking up or, less commonly, falling asleep.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of sleep paralysis

(20/01/2015)

The main symptom of sleep paralysis is a temporary inability to move or talk.

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NHS Choices - Causes of sleep paralysis

(20/01/2015)

Sleep paralysis is caused when hormones produced by the body to help you sleep don't wear off as soon you wake up.

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NHS Choices - Treating sleep paralysis

(21/01/2015)

Ensuring you get enough sleep and improving your sleeping environment will help if you have sleep paralysis. In severe cases, medication may be recommended.

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NHS Choices - "I had a feeling of immense panic"

(06/02/2015)

Gareth Fletcher regularly had sleep paralysis when he was a teenager. Although it has virtually stopped, he still experiences it very occasionally.

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